Assam Unidentified dead body Guwahati Panikhaiti
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Two married women have allegedly been murdered by their in-laws in two separate places in the Unakoti district of Tripura.

The incidents have taken place at Fatikaray and Kumarghat.

In one of the incidents, the deceased has been identified as Champa Malakar of Katatila in Fatikaray.

According to the victim’s uncle, she was burnt to death by her in-laws.

The uncle alleged they even though they have lodged a complaint with the Fatikray police station the police are yet to take any action against the accused.

Champa was married to one Kripesh Malakar six years ago.

“On September 30, Champa was set on fire,” the family members of the victim said.

She was taken to the GBP Hospital in Agartala where he succumbed to burn injuries.

The family members alleged that the in-laws of Champa used to torture her for dowry.

In another incident, the victim has been identified as Gita Sarkar.

Her body was found in an abandoned house at Masterda Surya Sen Lane in Kumarghat on Tuesday evening.

Gita’s brother and uncle have lodged an FIR with the police.

The victim’s body was found hanging in the abandoned house.

The family members alleged that Gita’s body was hung by her in-laws to project it as a case of suicide.

The locals have also expressed doubt over the incident and were not ready to accept it as a suicide case.

Police have arrested three members of the in-laws’ family and started interrogation.


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